Esta edición del boletín de Noticias EUTR ofrece información actualizada sobre la aplicación de la legislación europea en la lucha contra la tala ilegal, el Reglamento de la UE relativo a la comercialización de la madera (EUTR), entre junio y agosto de 2017.
Another lawsuit against ‘Big Oil’ for the effects of climate change has been filed in California. The cities of San Francisco and Oakland, on behalf of the people of California are suing BP, Chevron, ExxonMobil, ConocoPhillips and Royal Dutch Shell over the company’s contribution to current and projected impacts from sea level rise in California
Diesel cars emit more carbon over their lifetime than petrol vehicles, according to top transport policy group.
ClientEarth has reviewed the current laws and regulations that govern forest conversion in Ghana and found that major problems like illegal deforestation and community land rights’ violations stem from laws that are not fit for purpose.
The EU and the UK have introduced new measures to stop the growing amount of plastics ending up in our oceans. But how much will this help the growing crisis affecting our marine life?
The EU’s proposal not to adopt the UN’s findings that it is breaching international law by blocking EU court access in environmental matters has been rejected.
Environmental lawyers ClientEarth are calling for an end to subsidies to wood-burning facilities like Drax.
Today’s victory means that claimants will no longer have to expose their private financial details in open court when applying for judicial review.
This issue of the EUTR News provides an update on the operation of the EU’s law to address illegal logging, from June to August 2017.
The European Commission has submitted a formal request to the Court of Justice of the EU to impose financial penalties over illegal logging in the Bialowieza Forest.
ClientEarth and WWF Greece have filed a complaint against the Greek state for violating an international agreement by effectively making it impossible to challenge unlawful permits for many of the country’s coal-fired power plants.
Fisheries in the North Sea received a boost today, as European Parliament voted for catches to be sustainable at all times under a new management plan.
Government suffered a humiliating defeat in the House of Lords last night when peers voted in favour of Lord Marks’ regret motion on new cost rules for environmental cases.
Commission calls for fines as European Court of Justice hears case over illegal logging in Bialowieza Forest
The Commission has today called on the EU’s most senior judges to impose fines on the Polish side for illegal logging in Bialowieza Forest, as the European Court of Justice was deliberating whether an emergency ban on logging in should be upheld.
Ministers are playing Russian roulette with the future of the UK’s environment
Belgium has delivered on its promise to ask the European Court of Justice to rule on whether controversial investment tribunals set up by the EU-Canada trade deal contradict EU law.
A coalition supported by ClientEarth has called on the European Commission to protect access to justice in Bulgaria in the face of new proposals from the country’s ruling party.
A new Water Law was signed this month by the Polish president. It is a response to the 2016 Court of Justice ruling that Poland had failed to implement Water Framework Directive. Although this new piece of legislation was meant to fully implement the EU law, it contains provisions that are likely to have a largely negative impact on the environment.
With Hurricane Harvey battering Texas, a new report by ClientEarth warns that governments and business may be increasingly at risk of litigation for failing to prevent foreseeable climate-related harm to people and infrastructure.
For years, local people have complained about the poor air quality in the area and the increasing incidence of cancer.
The government’s new position papers leave much to be desired
Companies making false claims and commitments about their products might breach consumer protection laws, research by ClientEarth has found.
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